When Life Hands You Lemons…

When life hands you lemons... well, we really like lemons, so we're good with it. That said, we got the call early this month: Hubby's mom can no longer live alone. The situation digressed quickly, and what started out as a 2-3 month transition became, almost overnight, a 2-3 week transition. We have been in a whirlwind around here "grandma-proofing" our home - picking up all my floppy bohemian throw rugs, rearranging furniture to accommodate a walker and cane, converting the big bedroom into a space Mom can call her own...and cleaning. Cleaning. And more cleaning. Because cleaning is NOT...

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1 Sister, 2 Weeks, & a $3 (or less) Sale!

My sister is visiting for just a few more days - she's come with her wee troupe from Europe for 2 weeks. After not seeing each other in more than 4 years(!!!!), we've been absorbing as much as we can of each other, knowing it may be a couple years before we see each other again. I don't know if it's because I miss her fiercely when she's gone (I thank God for FaceTime/Facebook Video/Skype!), but my books almost always seem to have sisters, or sister-ish friendships in them - have you noticed? There's just something about sisters, about the relationships...

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Becky Doughty is Tackling the Overwhelm!

Becky Doughty is Tackling the Overwhelm! I know, I know. I've said it before. I have too many things going down around here. Toooooooo many. Granted, they're good things - even GREAT things! New Releases: Gia and the Blast from the Past (Gustafson Girls Book 4) released this month. I've also been working with author Rosemary Hines and Tantor Media to produce more of her Sandy Cove Series in audiobooks. (Many of the audiobooks are deeply discounted if you purchase the ebook first!) Author Interviews: I just had a lovely visit with my critique partner and author extraordinaire, Heather Day Gilbert....

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Gia & the Blast from the Past AT LAST!

Yep! In case you hadn't noticed, Gia & the Blast from the Past is LIVE on Amazon and Goodreads! Technically, it's live as a pre-order until early morning, Saturday, June 3rd, but you can purchase your copy now and it will automatically show up in your Kindle just in time for your weekend reading enjoyment! Note: If you read on Apple iBooks, Kobo, or Barnes & Nobles Nook, the book is scheduled to release on those retailers the week of June 5th.   Gia and the Blast from the Past Book 4 of The Gustafson Girls Series When Gia comes face to face...

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Only a Few Hours Left!

Win a Signed Copy of All the Way to Heaven: Book 1 of The Fallout Series

Quick heads up - only a few hours left to enter! The Sweet Romance drawing for a Kindle Fire and 55+ ebooks - including A Light in the Dark: Book 2 of The Fallout Series - is ending in only a few short hours. Enter while there's still time! And if you haven't read All the Way to Heaven: Book 1 of The Fallout Series, it's FREE wherever ebooks are sold. I'm also giving away TWO signed paperback copies of All the Way to Heaven for those of you who still prefer to turn actual pages (like me!). Keep reading for...

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